Sly Creek Recreation Area

Area Status: Temporarily Closed
This area is Closed

This is a picture of Sly Creek Reservoir

Sly Creek Campground has 25 units. Campground has drinking water, rest rooms,and garbage service. Each camping unit has a table and a fire ring.Trailers up to 22 feet can be accommodated, however no hookups are provided. Maximum stay is 14 days.  Sly Creek Reservoir usually opens around May 4 through October. Boat ramp open.


At a Glance

Current Conditions: The Feather River Ranger District remains closed until midnight October 31, 2020 by Forest Order No. 05-11-03-20-18, North Complex (Bear, Claremont and Sheep Fires) and Walker Fire are in effect. The partial opening of  Plumas National Forest after nearly two weeks of unprecedented, emergency closures due to California wildfires and wildfire risk is not extended to the Feather River Ranger District of the forest.  All National Forest System lands are under Regional Forest Order 20-14. That order was placed to prevent wildfire ignition sources on Forest System Lands. The ban includes building, attending or using a fire, campfire, stove and smoking. The Regional Forest Order identifies those who are exempt from the order. The Regional Forest Order is dated to end midnight, September 24, 2020.   
Area Amenities: Accessible,Boat ramp,Tent camping,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees   $ 20 a site. $ 2 dollar for extra car. Overflow parking available.
Best Season: Summer
Busiest Season: Summer
Closest Towns: Brownsville CA
Passes: Passes Honored
Information Center: (530) 534-6500 Feather River Ranger District

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Drinking water
Boat ramp
Tent camping
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